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Trip to Lake Khuvsgul – The Blue Pearl of Mongolia

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Explore untouched natural landscape of Mongolia
  • rare ethnicity of reindeer-breeding people
  • explore authentic  nomadic lifestyle
  • taste and make organic dairy products
  • the biggest statue of Chinggis Khaan
  • ride famous Mongol horse

PLACES TO VISIT:

ULAANBAATAR – LAKE KHUVSGUL NATIONAL PARK – TERELJ NATIONAL PARK -ULAANBAATAR

DURATION: 7 days / 6 nights

NUMBER OF PARTICIPANTS: 4 pax (minimum) - 18 pax (maximum)

SEASON: May to October

Itinerary

Tour includes beautiful grasslands, Siberian woods, mountain and river valleys, incredible rock formations and one of the most beautiful and fresh lakes in the world. You will also visit rare ethnicity of reindeer-breeding people in their daily living, and see Mongolian shaman. Dedicated vehicle and tour guide will take you horse and camel-riding, taste Mongolian yoghurts and horse milk, take hiking or bicycle riding on the lake shore and see probably the brightest star in your life in Mongolia’s clear sky, not to mention the endless number of beautiful photo shooting of your lifetime.

Ulaanbaatar city tour – Gandan Monastery the main Buddhist center, Chinggis Khaan (the central) Square, National History Museum, and Traditional cultural performance.
After breakfast depart to Airport and take a local flight to Murun, Khuvsgul Province. After lunch in Murun drive to beautiful lake Khuvsgul and check-in the ger camp by the lakeside.
Sail over lake Khuvsgul, one of the most beautiful and fresh lakes on earth with alpine-like nature. Boat trip along the lake from Khatgal to Khanh, which is from south side of the lake to north side.
Horse trip to Tsaatan, reindeer-breeding ethnicity to experience their rare and unique life. Tsaatan people are well known for their strong presence with the Shamanism, traditional Mongolian ritual that was commonly practiced before Buddhism became dominant in Mongolia in 16th century.
Drive to Murun and flight back to Ulaanbaatar. Late lunch in UB and check into hotel and you can rest of do shopping.
Breakfast. Drive to Tsonjin Boldog, the biggest statue of Chinggis Khaan, with museum and observatory inside. Next we’ll drive to beautiful Terelj National Park, one of the most visited national parks and explore the area by horse riding and hiking. It is the time to feel peaceful nomadic lifestyle and touching the wild nature again. Drive back to Ulaanbaatar, farewell dinner and check in to hotel.
Day 6 or Day 7 International Departure.

WHAT’S INCLUDED

  • Professional guide service at all times
  • All Hotels in Ulaanbaatar based on twin/double occupancy and comfortable ger camps outside of city
  • Air conditioned tour bus/coach and fuel in Ulaanbaatar
  • Japanese minivan in Khuvsgul
  • Domestic flights Ulaanbaatar – Khuvsgul province – Ulaanbaatar
  • Boat trip on lake Khuvsgul
  • Experienced driver
  • All mentioned meals in the itinerary
  • Museums and cultural performance tickets
  • All sightseeing and National park’s entrance fees
  • Horse and camel riding
  • Nomad family visit
  • 2 bottles of complimentary water per person per day and some snacks

WHAT’S NOT INCLUDED

  • International flights and trains
  • Visa (if applicable)
  • Travel and health insurance
  • Hotel early check in and check out charges
  • Few unmentioned meals
  • Tips and personal expenses
  • Camera fees
  • snacks
  • soft and alcoholic drinks
  • some additional activity fees